April 2019 - Recent ATM Fraud
We have confirmed suspicious activity related to our ATMs which has resulted in some fraudulent activity on certain accounts. Management is working diligently to address this fraud. If after review of your account, you believe that you may have been a victim of this fraud, please contact the bank to complete an Affidavit of Fraudulent Activity. Toll free 1-877-405-7797
Identity Theft Assistance
If you believe that you have been the victim of identity theft:
- Contact one of our bank officials immediately at 434-352-7171
- Contact the fraud departments of each of the three major credit bureaus:
- Equifax 1-800-525-6285
- Experian 1-888-397-3742
- TransUnion 1-800-680-7289
- File a police report with your local police agency and retain a copy of all documents.
FDIC Deposit Insurance
Established by the Banking Act of 1933, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation exists to guarantee the safety of your money. You can be confident that money deposited at Farmers Bank falls under this protection, backed by the credit of the United States government. Since the inception of the FDIC, no depositor has ever lost funds as a result of the failure of an FDIC-insured institution.
The standard insurance amount is $250,000 per depositor, per insured bank, for each account ownership category.
For more information, visit the FDIC's page on Deposit Insurance
Federal Reserve Bank
Virginia Bankers Association
Virginia Association of Community Banks
Independent Community Bankers Association
Chambers of Commerce: Appomattox, Buckingham & Farmville